Qwest Communications International Inc


Tom McGrath: Channel Exec of the Year Finalist

      Tom McGrath, Qwest Communications International Inc. Title: Senior Vice President, Alternate Channels Years in current position: 3 Years with current company: 6 Years in the indirect channel: 10 Past jobs in the indirect channel: President, SBC DataComm Main channel goal: “[The main channel goal is] to work strategically with the channel to […]

PHONE+ Honors Channel Executives

PHONE+ magazine is pleased to honor the finalists for Channel Executive of the Year 2009 and name the winner during Sunday’s Welcoming Remarks. The finalists and winner also will be featured in the April issue of PHONE+. The Channel Executive of the Year finalists are: John “J.D.” Baker, ACC Business Tom Sullivan, InterCall Craig Schlagbaum, […]

PHONE+ Announces Channel Exec of the Year Finalists

PHONE+ magazine is pleased to announce the finalists for Channel Executive of the Year 2009. The finalists will be honored and the winner will be named during the welcoming remarks at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo, March 1-3, in Las Vegas. In addition, the finalists and winner will be featured in the April issue […]

Roundtable: Qwest Partners With Verizon

On Qwest Communications International Inc. nixing Sprint Nextel  contract in favor of Verizon Wireless… “We like the attitude of Verizon, we like their openness.” — Qwest CEO Ed Mueller on May 6, 2008, earnings call “The move to Verizon Wireless won’t hurt Qwest, but how will it help? There is a lot of hassle for customers […]

Nacchio Wins Appeal for New Trial

Joe Nacchio, Qwest Communications International Inc.s former CEO, is getting a new trial. A federal appeals court on Monday said the trial judge last year wrongly excluded testimony that was critical to Nacchios defense. A jury convicted Nacchio in April 2007 on 19 counts of insider trading. He was found guilty of selling $52 million […]

PHONE+ Names Channel Executive of the Year

PHONE+ magazine has announced the winner of its first-ever Channel Executive of the Year poll. TNCI President Brian Twomey won the award, which was announced Monday at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. The finalists included John J.D. Baker, ACC Business; Dave Wallace, Cbeyond; Craig Schlagbaum, Level 3 Communications; Cody R. Calhoun, […]

FCC Extends Qwest Forbearance Petition Deadline

The FCC has extended the decision date on a controversial forbearance petition by 90 days. The deadline for the agency to act on Qwest Communications International Inc.s four-metro area request now stands at July 26.  Qwest wants forbearance from certain loop and transport unbundling rules in Denver, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix and Seattle. The FCC last […]

Soap Box: Competitive Spirit Will Endure Change

We now are well into 2008 and have begun a New Year with all the promise and challenges each New Year brings. Every New Year also brings a lot of changes in both our personal and professional lives. What are your expectations for 2008? What excites you about the opportunities? What concerns you? What are […]

Will Hesse Get Sprint Up to Speed?

Sprint’s Dan Hesse It comes as no surprise that Sprint Nextel Corp.s new president and CEO has a big job ahead of him. To that end, Dan Hesse, 54, landed a compensation package that should more than make up for the time he must put in to restore Sprints enterprise and WiMAX strategies, its wireless […]

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